On this day: September 13

POSTED: 04:25 PM PDT Sep 12, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Sep 12, 2013 

Michelangelo starts working on David, the automobile claims its first fatality in America, the National Guard storms Attica, and the U.S. zeroes in on Osama bin Laden as the prime 9/11 suspect, all on this day.

OTD September 13 - Michelangelo's David
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1501: Michelangelo begins work on his statue of David. He would work on the massive 17-foot-tall biblical hero for more than two years.

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